Transforming Medicine

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Ctr. - Tamkin Auditorium - Room B130

An Evening with UCLA Stem Cell Scientists

See below for additional information.

Admission

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by email to BSCRC@mednet.ucla.edu or by phone to 310.825.4958

Contact

Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research
BSCRC@mednet.ucla.edu

Additional Information

"Transforming Medicine: An Evening with UCLA Stem Cell Scientists"

This important evening will highlight the developing therapeutic applications of stem cells and the accomplishments of the UCLA stem cell research community.

Featured Speakers

  • Daniel Geschwind, MD, PhD (Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART); Professor, Neurology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences) "Autism: Disease in a Dish"
  • Donald B. Kohn, MD (Director, UCLA Human Gene Medicine Program; Professor, MIMG/Pediatrics) "Sickle Cell Disease: Gene Therapy"
  • Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD (Director, JCCC Tumor Immunology Program Area; Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology) "Cancer: Engineering Immunity"
  • Owen Witte, MD (Director, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research at UCLA)

Special Guests

  • Jonathan Thomas, PhD, JD (Chairman of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine [CIRM])
  • A. Eugene Washington, MD, MSc (Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences; Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA)

Reception following program at 8.00PM

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